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Tween Hour

Tweens & Teens ages 11-17 can join Ms. Haley every Wednesday @ 2:00pm for a special program or event. All events are free and supplies are provided. See schedule below for details. Check back often for updates.

June 4 - Upcycled Magazine Art: We'll use magazine strips to make colorful silhouettes.

June 11 - Life Size "Life": Join us and play a life size version of the Game of Life.

June 18 - Friendship bracelets: You will learn how to make simple, stylish friendship bracelets. Read more about Tween Hour

LEGO Show!

Come to the biggest local LEGO display yet from the Tennessee Valley LEGO Club on June 29 and 30 at the Main Library.

We’ll have towns, working trains, and even a LEGO robot that solves the Rubik’s Cube in minutes. More than 100 prizes will be given away all weekend. LEGO fans of all ages will be inspired by the things they can build with plastic bricks.

Tennessee Valley LEGO® Club Summer Extravaganza

Tickets $5

Saturday, June 29, 9-5pm

Sunday, June 30, 1-5pm

Main Library Auditorium 532-2362 Read more about LEGO Show!

All That Jazz ...

The Army 4-Star Jazz Orchestra and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra will perform on Thursday, September 5, at 6 p.m. for our End of Summer Celebration concert at the Main Library. Read more about All That Jazz ...

"Love in the Library"

Get in the mood for romance!

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is sponsoring a “Love in the Library” Valentine Fair on Saturday, January 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Valentine Fair will be in the Main Library Auditorium, 915 Monroe Street. The event is free of charge and no registration is required.

Romance writers will be on hand to meet readers and sign books. Craft vendors will demonstrate Valentine goodies you can make for your special someone. A selection of writers will present readings and music.

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Meet Abraham Lincoln

Meet President Abraham Lincoln -- in the person of Lincoln presenter John Voehl -- on Tuesday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the atrium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Admission is free.

Learn what life was like in the White House of the 1860s, including Christmas celebrations. When he was researching his role as Lincoln, Voehl said he discovered that our modern image of Santa Claus owes much to a drawing Lincoln commissioned from artist Thomas Nast of Santa visiting Union soldiers. Read more about Meet Abraham Lincoln

Celebrate the holidays with big bands

Enjoy the festive sounds of two great big bands during the Main Library's annual Holiday Concert on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The U.S. Army’s Four Star Jazz Orchestra and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra will unite again for the evening in the atrium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. There will be music, singing, and dancing. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Read more about Celebrate the holidays with big bands

Presidents' Day Concert

The Four Star Jazz Orchestra of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra return to the Library for an evening of big band music and dancing in celebration of President’s Day.

Title of Event: A Music Lovers Concert for President’s Day

Date: Saturday, February 18

Time: 7:00-9:00PM

Where: Main Library Atrium, 915 Monroe Street

Performers: Four Star Jazz Orchestra & Rocket City Jazz Orchestra

Admission is free!

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Opus Tadpole - Violin (MADISON)

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Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 10:30am
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What sound does a French horn make? What is the difference between a viola and a violin? How many strings are on a harp?


Children (and their parents and grandparents) have fun discovering the answers to these musical questions and more during twenty-minute Opus Tadpole presentations, entertaining and interactive ways for our youngest listeners to learn about the instruments of the orchestra. Grownups may also learn a thing or two! Read more about Opus Tadpole - Violin (MADISON)

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Jr Readers: Skating School of Huntsville Presents Ava's One Wish

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Join us at the Madison Public Library for a special edition of Jr. Readers where the Skating School of Huntsville presents Ava's One Wish. Ava's One Wish is the story of an orphan who ventures out with hope on a journey along with Jingles, her ever devoted companion. They encounter woodland creatures, menacing ravens, happy villagers, sweet confections, icy crystals, sparkling lights and more! Come experience the wonder of Christmas and the joy of a wish come true!

There will be a short craft following the Skating performance. The craft requires a RESERVATION, but the performance by the Skating School of Huntsville does not. Contact Ms Maggie at mallen@hmcpl.org for more info! Read more about Jr Readers: Skating School of Huntsville Presents Ava's One Wish

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

Tickets are available online and at your closest library branch.

Visit the program descriptions to learn more about the sessions at the convention.

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